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Turkey launches a new tourist route "Mesopotamia Express"

Turkey launches a new tourist route "Mesopotamia Express"

April 16, 2024

If you are not a fan of beach holidays, be sure to pay attention to the new Mesopotamia Express train excursion route. The Mesopotamia Express train is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of eastern and southeastern Turkey. Passengers will be able to enjoy the beautiful scenery, explore historical monuments and taste traditional regional cuisine.

The 1,051 km route starts from Ankara. The first 3-hour train stop is in the historical capital of Cappadocia, Kayseri. Here tourists can visit ancient mosques, tombs and madrasas dating back to the 13th century. Further in Malatya, travelers will find the amazing Arslantepe open-air museum, as well as the opportunity to taste the most delicious apricots in Turkey. In Elaziga, you can enjoy popular meat dishes and the geographical local wine Okuzgozu, known throughout Turkey.

The first flight starts on April 19, the return flight from Dyarbakir - on April 21. Tickets are already on sale and the cost of one compartment (for two people) starts from 9,000 Turkish lira on the Ankara-Diyarbakir route and from 8,000 Turkish lira in the opposite direction. The train consists of nine sleeping cars and one dining car. Heated compartments are designed for two people, transformer seats can be decomposed and turned into a bed at night. Each compartment is equipped with a refrigerator, sink and wardrobe.

Don't miss the chance to embark on an exciting journey through the most interesting places of eastern Turkey aboard the Mesopotamia Express! This is a great way to travel around Turkey in comfort and style, enjoying the beauties and culinary pleasures of this amazing country. Purchase tickets in advance and get ready for unforgettable adventures and impressions from this unique railway journey.

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